All Roads Led to Montreal: Black Power, the Caribbean, and the Black Radical Tradition in Canada

  title={All Roads Led to Montreal: Black Power, the Caribbean, and the Black Radical Tradition in Canada},
  author={David Austin},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  pages={516 - 539}
  • D. Austin
  • Published 22 September 2007
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of African American History
Canada is not the first place that comes to mind in association with Black Power. That honor is reserved for the United States, and most non-Canadians are usually surprised to discover the sizeable population of people of African and Caribbean descent in Canada; African Canadians still tend to be exoticized as a kind of quaint "lost tribe." But Canada has a long history of people of African descent struggling for their freedom and dignity, not simply as African American fugitives following the… Expand
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